People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Wednesday April 23, 2014.
EAT, LEARN, LAUGH! Sign up today for the Thursday 4/24 Cooking with Claudia class featuring guest chef, Linda Campana. Linda founded the Amelia Pasta Company and makes the "very best" home-made Ravioli. She'll cook with us and help prepare a simple, fast pasta with shrimp and salsa, whip up some polenta recipes along with a few other vegetarian surprises. We'll cook, learn and eat! Held from 2-4 at the Mid Coast Hunger Kitchen on Union Street. Class size is limited to 8. $5 materials fee. Registration required.
Thank you to all the members of the community that came out to support the Brunswick Teen Center fundraiser on Wednesday, 4/16. A HUGE thank you to Gelato Fiasco and Big Top Deli for their support of this event.
On Thursday, April 10, People Plus hosted the 12th Annual Music in April gala benefitting the programs of People Plus. Music in April has become the premier and most visible People Plus fundraiser, bringing in more than $225,000 in cash contributions over the years! Every dollar contributed is tripled in value by the volunteer labor and the in-kind donations it generates.
Click Here to view a copy of the April People Plus Newsletter Online.
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well-being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class, which also includes an introduction to meditation, with an experienced instructor who brings the joy out of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. Six week session (April 1 - May 6), Tuesday's 1:30 pm; $30 members/$60 non-members.
Would you like to learn how to meditate? Do you meditate already but just can't seem to develop a regular practice? Mindfulness and meditation get us through life's challenges, problems, and stresses with more ease and calm.
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. In this class you will learn how to modify the physical movements to make them easier and more accessible. Each class will also include stretchy warm-ups, beginning Pilates exercises, and a cool-down for a full but gentle workout. Dennis Kimmage leads the class. Bring a soft mat and dress in loose clothing.
The People Plus Annual Report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2013, is now available by clicking here.
Senator Angus King presented People Plus with the Nonprofit Business of the Year Award from the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Meeting on January 17. The award cites the Center for its accomplishment in the areas of business growth and improvement, excellence in the marketplace, quality customer service, community contribution and good financial health.